Back in the day, most families had one TV set, and they all gathered in front of it to watch their favorite shows. Today, families not only have multiple TVs, but many other screens they can all watch, alone. TV watching used to bring families together, now it seems to be divisive.« Continue »
When I was growing up you couldn’t see the paint on my walls in my bedroom. Every inch of my walls were covered with posters, pictures from magazines, and even pictures from newspapers. I loved sports and you could tell the minute you stepped foot in my room.« Continue »
Someone shared this video with me today, and it provided my feel good moment of the day. So, I thought I’d pass it on. I have nothing to add to the video other than saying…
I’m a Daddy!
Would you say one of the best gifts you’ve ever received is the opportunity to be a daddy? If so, please tell me in the comments section, followed by the words, “I’m a Daddy!”« Continue »
On my wedding day I was given the advice, “be a man for your family.” To a 26-year-old man who was entering marriage already with a child, it sounded like profound advice. I thought, “this is what it takes, I have to be a man for my family.”
If I could just be that man for my family, then things would go well, and I’d be doing what I was suppose to be doing. But over time when life, marriage, parenting, and family become more real, I realized I had no clue.« Continue »
I’m not a big fan of TV, and because of this our family functions a little different than most. First, we have one TV in our house. That’s right, one for a family of five. My wife wants to add another, but as of right now I think we are fine. Second, we do not have cable TV.
While this is not that big of a deal today, it used to be several years ago. We might be one of the pioneers in this because we’ve probably been without cable TV at least seven years. I have no plans on going back to cable, but our family does enjoy having a weekly Family Movie Night.« Continue »
This time of year all the sports cliche’s and phrases come out. Phrases like…
- “championship level”
- “clutch performer”
That’s because it’s March Madness time! The month of March has become a basketball lover’s dream. Almost like it was created for them. During March you get to watch college basketball’s best teams start their runs to what they hope will end in a championship.« Continue »
When I was in real estate I remember some of the people we worked with saying “homes aren’t built like they used to.” At one point new homes and new neighborhoods seemed to pop up over night. The homes and subdivisions all looked great, but what many of our contractors discovered was they weren’t built as well as homes built years ago.« Continue »
I recently made the decision to turn all the notifications off on my cell phone. I just reached the point where I was overwhelmed. No matter what time of day, no matter what I was doing, and no matter where I was I just kept getting interrupted.